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The mercurial emperor : the magic circle of Rudolf II in Renaissance Prague

Author: Peter H Marshall
Publisher: London : Pimlico, 2007.
Series: Pimlico, 775.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the late 16th century the greatest philosophers, alchemists, astronomers, painters, and mathematicians of the day flocked to Prague to work under the patronage of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Marshall, Peter H., 1946-
Mercurial emperor.
London : Pimlico, 2007
(OCoLC)659395088
Named Person: Rudolf, Holy Roman Emperor; Rudolf, Holy Roman Emperor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Marshall
ISBN: 9781844135370 1844135373
OCLC Number: 123798775
Notes: Originally published: as The theatre of the world. London: Harvill Secker, 2006.
Description: 276 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Series Title: Pimlico, 775.
Responsibility: Peter Marshall.

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